The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Certification in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Certification over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Certification
Rank 581 537 555
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +18
Contract jobs citing Oracle Certification 37 49 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.093% 0.055%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.32% 0.54% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 31 21
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£425 £320 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £245 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £318 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.51% -20.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £38.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.75 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11650 9016 10179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.01% 17.15% 18.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6559 5126 5300
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 510 387 585
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.43 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.50% -18.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

Oracle Certification
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Certification within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Oracle Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Oracle Certification
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle Certification within the UK.

Oracle Certification Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle Certification
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Oracle Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Oracle Certification
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Certification within the UK.

Oracle Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle Certification
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -42 34 £425 +32.81% 21
London -5 19 £450 - 8
City of London +23 8 £450 +24.13%
Yorkshire - 4 £350 - 1
West Midlands -12 3 £313 -1.57% 1
South West -35 3 £340 +4.61% 4
West Yorkshire - 3 £425 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 2
Watford - 2 - - 2
East of England - 2 - - 2
Berkshire +8 1 £275 +30.95% 1
East Midlands -2 1 £350 +9.37%
South East -39 1 £275 -12.00% 5
North East - 1 £355 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £355 -
Leeds - 1 £425 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £355 -
Nottingham - - - -
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
York - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Camberley - - - - 2
Cambridge - - - -
Chester - - - -
Crawley - - - - 1
Derby - - - -

Oracle Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Oracle Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle Certification.

1 57 (98.28%) Oracle
2 35 (60.34%) Oracle Database
3 31 (53.45%) SQL
4 24 (41.38%) OCP
5 22 (37.93%) Linux
6 19 (32.76%) ITIL
6 19 (32.76%) Oracle Database 10g
6 19 (32.76%) Oracle RAC
7 18 (31.03%) Finance
8 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
8 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
8 16 (27.59%) Oracle Database 11g
8 16 (27.59%) Replication
8 16 (27.59%) Performance Tuning
9 15 (25.86%) PL/SQL
10 14 (24.14%) Oracle EBS
10 14 (24.14%) Data Guard
11 13 (22.41%) Security Cleared
11 13 (22.41%) Oracle RMAN
12 11 (18.97%) Manufacturing
12 11 (18.97%) Windows
12 11 (18.97%) MS Excel
12 11 (18.97%) Oracle EBS R12
13 10 (17.24%) Oracle Internet Expenses
13 10 (17.24%) Oracle Payables
13 10 (17.24%) Oracle Assets
13 10 (17.24%) General Ledger
13 10 (17.24%) MCITP
13 10 (17.24%) Test Scripting
13 10 (17.24%) Oracle General Ledger

Oracle Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Oracle Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.90%) Apache
2 3 (5.17%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.45%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.45%) JBoss
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.72%) Drupal
4 1 (1.72%) Jetty
4 1 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.72%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.72%) IIS
4 1 (1.72%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.72%) CMS
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (18.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (24.14%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (18.97%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (17.24%) Oracle Payables
3 10 (17.24%) Oracle Assets
3 10 (17.24%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 10 (17.24%) Oracle General Ledger
4 9 (15.52%) Oracle Receivables
5 8 (13.79%) Oracle iProcurement
6 4 (6.90%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (5.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (3.45%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (1.72%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 1 (1.72%) Oracle FAH
9 1 (1.72%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) LDAP
1 2 (3.45%) DHCP
1 2 (3.45%) DNS
1 2 (3.45%) SAN
1 2 (3.45%) Firewall
2 1 (1.72%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (60.34%) Oracle Database
2 19 (32.76%) Oracle Database 10g
3 16 (27.59%) Oracle Database 11g
3 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
4 8 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (13.79%) Relational Database
4 8 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (12.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (12.07%) RDBMS
6 6 (10.34%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (5.17%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (3.45%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (3.45%) VLDB
9 2 (3.45%) MySQL
9 2 (3.45%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Toad
1 2 (3.45%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.72%) MSI
2 1 (1.72%) Maven
2 1 (1.72%) JUnit
General
1 18 (31.03%) Finance
2 11 (18.97%) Manufacturing
3 10 (17.24%) General Ledger
4 4 (6.90%) Banking
5 3 (5.17%) Marketing
6 2 (3.45%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.72%) German Language
7 1 (1.72%) Russian Language
7 1 (1.72%) Local Government
7 1 (1.72%) Retail
7 1 (1.72%) Publishing
7 1 (1.72%) Automotive
7 1 (1.72%) Electronics
7 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (53.45%) DBA
2 25 (43.10%) Oracle DBA
3 13 (22.41%) Administrator
4 11 (18.97%) Consultant
4 11 (18.97%) Oracle Consultant
5 9 (15.52%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 9 (15.52%) SQL DBA
5 9 (15.52%) Functional Consultant
6 6 (10.34%) Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Architect
8 3 (5.17%) Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Senior DBA
8 3 (5.17%) Senior SQL DBA
9 2 (3.45%) Oracle Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Linux Consultant
9 2 (3.45%) Senior SQL Server DBA
9 2 (3.45%) SQL Server DBA
9 2 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
10 1 (1.72%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) .NET
2 3 (5.17%) XML
2 3 (5.17%) Java EE
3 2 (3.45%) Spring MVC
3 2 (3.45%) HTML
3 2 (3.45%) Hibernate
3 2 (3.45%) Spring
3 2 (3.45%) SOAP
3 2 (3.45%) Web Services
3 2 (3.45%) CSS
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle Streams
4 1 (1.72%) jQuery
4 1 (1.72%) Java EE 5
4 1 (1.72%) JPA
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.72%) REST
4 1 (1.72%) Vaadin
4 1 (1.72%) LESS
4 1 (1.72%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.59%) Replication
2 9 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (13.79%) Clustering
4 5 (8.62%) Computer Science
5 4 (6.90%) Statistics
6 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.45%) Data Integration
7 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
7 2 (3.45%) PKI
7 2 (3.45%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.72%) HACMP
8 1 (1.72%) DTV
8 1 (1.72%) Grid Computing
8 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 22 (37.93%) Linux
2 11 (18.97%) Windows
3 10 (17.24%) UNIX
4 7 (12.07%) Solaris
5 5 (8.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.90%) AIX
7 2 (3.45%) CentOS
7 2 (3.45%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.72%) HPUX
8 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.72%) VME
8 1 (1.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.76%) ITIL
2 16 (27.59%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (17.24%) Test Scripting
4 9 (15.52%) Service Management
5 8 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (12.07%) Migration
6 7 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (12.07%) Configuration Management
6 7 (12.07%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (10.34%) Unit Testing
7 6 (10.34%) ITSM
8 4 (6.90%) Data Management
8 4 (6.90%) Cash Management
8 4 (6.90%) Database Security
9 3 (5.17%) Procure-to-pay
9 3 (5.17%) Database Tuning
9 3 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.17%) ERP
9 3 (5.17%) Data Modelling
10 2 (3.45%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 31 (53.45%) SQL
2 15 (25.86%) PL/SQL
3 6 (10.34%) T-SQL
3 6 (10.34%) Java
4 5 (8.62%) Shell Script
4 5 (8.62%) PowerShell
5 4 (6.90%) Perl
6 2 (3.45%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.45%) Korn
6 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.45%) C#
7 1 (1.72%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 24 (41.38%) OCP
2 13 (22.41%) Security Cleared
3 10 (17.24%) MCITP
3 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (15.52%) SC Cleared
5 8 (13.79%) Degree
6 5 (8.62%) IBM Certification
7 4 (6.90%) MCSA
8 3 (5.17%) OCA
9 2 (3.45%) RHCE
9 2 (3.45%) MCDBA
9 2 (3.45%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.72%) OCAJ
10 1 (1.72%) Siebel Certification
10 1 (1.72%) Sun Certification
10 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 19 (32.76%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (22.41%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (6.90%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.17%) vSphere
5 2 (3.45%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.72%) MetaFrame
6 1 (1.72%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.72%) XenServer
6 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.72%) SRDF
6 1 (1.72%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (24.14%) Data Guard
2 6 (10.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (5.17%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (3.45%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.45%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (3.45%) SCCM
4 2 (3.45%) SCOM
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle Statspack
5 1 (1.72%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 57 (98.28%) Oracle
2 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.07%) HP
3 7 (12.07%) Red Hat
3 7 (12.07%) IBM
4 4 (6.90%) EMC
5 3 (5.17%) SAP
5 3 (5.17%) VMware
6 2 (3.45%) Sun
6 2 (3.45%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.72%) Informatica
7 1 (1.72%) Veritas
7 1 (1.72%) Citrix
7 1 (1.72%) Cognos
7 1 (1.72%) Siebel
7 1 (1.72%) Cisco
7 1 (1.72%) Teradata
7 1 (1.72%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.72%) EnterpriseDB
7 1 (1.72%) JD Edwards